Baton Rouge, Louisiana - The deadline for accepting nominations for the 2013 Women of Excellence Awards and the applications for the Educational Advancement Opportunity Scholarships is fast approaching. The Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus Foundation is accepting nominations and applications until February 8, 2013. The categories for the awards and the links to the nomination forms for the awards and the scholarship applications are below listed. Please click on the links below to access the forms and applications.
Since 2010, the women legislators through their foundation have awarded $13,000 in scholarships to deserving young women in Louisiana.
Forms for the Women of Excellence Awards and Scholarships can be downloaded from the Women's Caucus website at http://llwc.louisiana.gov, then click on the Nominations and Scholarship Forms' link. The awards and scholarships will be given at the 6th Annual Women of Excellence Awards & Scholarship Gala in May 2013 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana at a time and location to be announced.
Click here to view the photo gallery of the 2012 Women of Excellence Awards and Scholarship Gala.
About Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus
The Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus is comprised of the women in the Louisiana Legislature, whose collectivemission is to: (1) prepare the next generation of women leaders and (2) serve as the premiere voice and leading monitor of issues, legislation and policies, which impact women.There are presently 16 women who serve in both the Louisiana Senate and the Louisiana House of Representatives combined.
About the Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus Foundation
The Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus Foundation is a non-profit corporation with an IRS designation of 501(c)(3). It is administered by the Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus, which is comprised of women legislators currently serving in the Louisiana Legislature. The Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus Foundation's mission is to prepare and develop women leaders in Louisiana to